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WWII Nazi German Waffen SS 4th Panzer Grenadier Division SS Polizei Division
Item #: VF2432
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Heavyweight Enlisted RZM version with machine embroidered silver Latin style script and scalloped bright silver aluminum wire thread for both the top and bottom piping. Cufftitle still retains original paper RZM tag and is in MINT condition!
The 4th SS Polizei Panzergrenadier Division was one of the thirty-eight divisions fielded as part of the Waffen-SS during World War II. The division was formed in 1939 as part of the Ordnungspolizei or Orpo (uniformed national police). While all German police organizations were controlled by Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler in his capacity as Chief of German Police in the Interior Ministry, they were not at this time considered part of the SS, nor was the Polizei Division on par with the true Waffen-SS Divisions. This status was reflected in the quality of the equipment they were issued and their retention of police insignia and rank structure. The division was transferred to the Waffen-SS in 1942, and after a variety of splits and reunions it was eventually upgraded to a Panzergrenadier division, the 4th SS-Polizei-Panzergrenadier Division. It fought in France, Russia, Greece and Pomerania and finally surrendered to the Americans in May 1945.
Shipping Weight: 0.6 lb
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